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Poster: advokat Date: Feb 6, 2011 10:48am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Grateful Dead > Pundit's

I have posted, and most are well aware, that advokat and bluedevil are one in the same. For some reason, I had to log in once from home with a different browser and i could not get in as bluedevil (may have been that I forgot my password; so long ago I don't truly recall). Anyway, when I use google chrome at home, which is most always at home, I immediately arrive at this page as advokat whereas when I do it at work I'm bluedevil. I'm not trying to play any games and will respond to posts, like michah's recent one addressed to me as BD, via this handle. Up with deadheads.

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Poster: duckpond74 Date: Feb 6, 2011 10:53am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Grateful Dead > Pundit's

Advokat aka BD, I didn't know that you were one in the same, please accept my apologies if you inferred that my little complaint was directed at you, for assuredly it was not. If some folks have multiple names for whatever the reason, that's their business. However, for some strange and unbeknownst reason to me, some folks around here seem to think that I participate here with more than one posting name - and some have wrongfully (and insulting and disturbing to me) alluded that I am part of the I-S, Kochman, etc. franchise of multiple names that continues to raise it's deplorable spectre here. This misjudging goes back to my initial post where I wrote how I finally had had enough of seeing/reading the hate from I-S while all I wanted was to check out some new, vintage good ol' Grateful Dead on a peaceful Saturday morning. Some of the regular folks around here then posted that I - or rather 'this new poster' meaning me - was likely that devil in disguise, so to speak. I was surprised by those comments then, and am still offended by any of those references by folks who still don't know a thing about me. So sorry, BD, but that's where I was coming from.

For the record, I've always been wary of the 'Up With People' folks in a similar way that some folks are afraid of clowns . . . I was surprised to see a notice recently that UWP are still touring the planet, all the more reason to agree, up with Dead Heads.

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Feb 6, 2011 5:47pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Grateful Dead > Pundit's

Well, I clearly don't pay enough attention around here! Duckpond, I had no idea anyone might ever had alluded to you being part of That Other Franchise. Also had no idea advokat was a nom de other-computer for bluedevil. (Openly so, I gather.) Just being silly. Sorry if you felt insulted. Actually, you write too well to be part of That Other Franchise.

However, if I am you, as well as all those others, etc, yet am not part of That Other Franchise; and if cats now enter the picture; perhaps this particular Matrix is really ... the Final Showdown Between Cats and Dogs! :-)

(P.S. Not really. And yet ... hmmmm .... )

This post was modified by AltheaRose on 2011-02-07 01:47:40

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Poster: ramesh sharma Date: Feb 23, 2011 11:43pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Grateful Dead > Pundit's

as earlier mentioned about franchise I m looking for computer institute franchisee



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Poster: robthewordsmith Date: Feb 6, 2011 12:50pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Grateful Dead > Pundit's

I have to say the first thing I thought of when I saw 'Up with people' was that it was going to be a Lambchop post. (I think Jerry would have enjoyed playing with Kurt Wagner.)

And thanks for your suggestion of Michael Hurley as a banish-the-blues listen - Have Moicy has been one of my best-loved albums for a very long time.

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Poster: duckpond74 Date: Feb 6, 2011 1:17pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Grateful Dead > Pundit's

Good call on Lambchop - one my my Big Chill favorites for years!

As I was putting my Have Moicy away on Friday, I grabbed the old Hi-Fi Snock. Have you heard his two latest? I voted for Ida Con Snock as one of my top choices for the BBC Folk Roots Awards in '09 - and the vote was sincere. The ol' Snock never fails to bring on a smile. I hope you've shifted into a better place.

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Feb 23, 2011 11:48pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Grateful Dead > Pundit's

Hey Duckpond,

Don't know if you've checked that little box that says "I'd like to receive email when someone responds to this post," but if so ... look below and see what our discussion a few weeks back about "franchise" hath wrought. (Albeit belatedly.) And here I thought it was more like a Three Faces of Eve / Sybil kind of franchise. Didn't know the multiple personalities of the forum could be outsourced ...

Of course, if it's removed, you will now think that I'm the crazy one :-)

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Poster: duckpond74 Date: Feb 27, 2011 10:02am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Grateful Dead > Pundit's

Hey AltheaRose, sorry for not responding to your post back then, I probably ran out of steam at the time . . . . About the ongoing "franchise" issue, like yourself, I, too, "thought it was more like a Three Faces of Eve / Sybil kind of franchise" - and still do. I pity the emanator for reaching out in such strange and disturbed ways, and I would venture to think that the perceived outsourcing posts originate from the same bored and tainted keyboard.

Now, AR, I do not consider you "a crazy one" from around these parts. In fact I see you as one of the more sane and grounded among this lot. Your wit, perceptions and creative writing are always welcome in my book, as you have given me more than a few moments of laughter and smiles while scouring these posts- maybe it's the Nepalese air . . . though today's Kathmandu seems a bit more urban and densely packed than my reveries of James Hilton's Shangri-La. Though, come to think of it, I have a good musician friend who has spent much time in Kathmandu and outlying Nepal, and his wit, perceptions and humor are not unlike yours . . . it must be the air . . .

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Poster: portmcgroin Date: Feb 6, 2011 12:47pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Grateful Dead > Pundit's

I hate clowns they creep me out. That is why I won't buy the new road trips because there is a clown on the cover:)
Except for Krusty he gets two thumbs up.

This post was modified by portmcgroin on 2011-02-06 20:47:54

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Feb 6, 2011 1:32pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Grateful Dead > Pundit's

You just want to feel special.
Or... maybe it's the fatal mistake, and now your cover may be blown (Hi ducats). Your handler (Belorussian?) is not going to happy with you on the next drop. All compromised and such. A bop on the head and you end up at a 'specialty suite' in Uzbekistan with a new best friend Mamut, massaging for the truth for hours, together. Here is a glimpse of the fun, but no where as nice as this, you understand. Yes?

http://tinyurl.com/4b7fabe , about the 4' mark

I'd watch out duckpond.

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